Jack Dalton Community Service Award

Nominations for the 23rd annual "Jack Dalton Community Service Award" are being accepted through December 29, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. The award will go to the Henry County resident who best demonstrates the exemplary community service that marked Dalton's years of public service. Dalton served as a member of the Henry County Board of Supervisors for more than 24 years and was serving as the Board Chairman at the time of his death on May 24, 2000.

Nominations are due by December 29, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. The award's recipient will be recognized at the Board of Supervisors' meeting in January.

Nominations should be based on the candidates' personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping promote the quality of life in Henry County. Nominees must have primarily performed the service for which they are being nominated within the calendar year 2023.

All 2023 nominations must be submitted online or using the nomination form below and must be received in the County Administrator's Office by 12:00 p.m. on December 29, 2023. Questions about the "Jack Dalton Community Service" award can be directed to the members of the Board of Supervisors or to the County Administrator's Office by calling (276) 634-4601.

Previous Award Recipients 

  • 2022 - H. William Martin
  • 2021 - Charlie "Junior" Lynch, Jr. 
  • 2020 - Frontline Healthcare Workers
  • 2019 - Dr. Joseph DeVault
  • 2018 - James L. Franklin, Jr. 
  • 2017 - John Thomas "Smokey" Pegram
  • 2016 - Bob Norris
  • 2015 - Paul Kennedy
  • 2014 - J. Smith Chaney, Jr.
  • 2013 - Barry L. Nelson
  • 2012 - Beatrice Bullard
  • 2011 - Claude Cobler
  • 2010 - Pat Ross
  • 2009 - Mary Jordan
  • 2008 - Nancy Bradshaw
  • 2007 - Thurman Echols
  • 2006 - Bob Petty
  • 2005 - Charlie Bradshaw
  • 2004 - Mary McGee
  • 2003 - Clay Campbell
  • 2002 - Bill Adkins
  • 2001 - Dr. Calvin Rains

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Jack Dalton Community Service Award

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